(Coventry Observer ) Justin Welby confirmed as Archbishop of Canterbury

Former Coventry Cathedral canon Justin Welby has been officially named as the next Archbishop of Canterbury.

The 56-year-old, who was an oil executive before answering a calling from God, was unveiled at a press conference at Lambeth Palace this morning (Friday).

The Right Reverend Welby said his previous experiences, including being under the stewardship of former Bishop of Coventry Colin Bennetts, had served him well. He also mentioned his role as rector of Southam, near Leamington, where he admitted to “making many mistakes”.

Read it all.


Posted in * Anglican - Episcopal, Archbishop of Canterbury